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Saudis condemn Israeli PM's West Bank annexations plans

Sep 11, 2019 - Associated Press

JERUSALEM (AP) - Saudi Arabia on Wednesday denounced Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's pre-election vow to annex parts of the West Bank as a "very dangerous escalation," adding to a chorus of international condemnations and injecting the issue of Palestinian statehood into an election campaign that had all but ignored it.

The strongly worded statement from the Saudi royal court, which runs the affairs of King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, marked a significant rebuk...